Bayfield County

  • Sand Island Lighthouse is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful lighthouses built on the Great Lakes.

    Sand Island Lighthouse is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful lighthouses built on the Great Lakes.

“Wisconsin’s Crown Jewel,” Bayfield County, juts into Lake Superior, the world’s largest freshwater lake. The opportunities in Bayfield County provides the perfect escape from busy lives whatever your interests. Just off the coast of Bayfield County, the Apostle Islands, a collection of twenty-one islands are unique and magnificant, offering plenty of fun to be had. Sandstone sea caves carved from the lake are a popular spot to explore year round as is Madeline Island, the only developed and inhabited of the Apostle Islands, reachable by ferry from Bayfield. Bayfield County also offers over 600 miles of trails for both motorized and non-motorized use.